Aging With Pride Survey

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Age Concern Birmingham would like to support Ageing with Pride which is part of Ageing Better in Birmingham, funded by the Big Lottery and delivered by organisations in the city, led by BVSC. During August the Birmingham LGBT Centre will be launching the Ageing with Pride campaign funded by the Big Lottery.  We are asking for your help in contacting members of the LGBT community in the city in order to assess its impact.  This will involve taking a questionnaire …

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Carer Support in North Birmingham

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Caring for someone can be very rewarding but Carers often put their own needs, well-being, interests and social life to one side to focus on the person or people they are caring for. Carers can also feel isolated at times due to their caring responsibilities and this can have an impact on their own health & well-being. Age Concern Birmingham has set up a new service for unpaid Carers in North Birmingham. This service takes on a befriending approach while …

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Wednesday 10th May – Every Moment Matters Cafe

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Come along to our Boldmere Cafe on the 10th May….see below for full details Join us for Dying Matters Week People across Birmingham and Sutton Coldfield are being invited to join activities organised by John Taylor Hospice as part of Dying Matters Awareness Week. The hospice is holding an Every Moment Matters Café, taking ‘Before I die…’ boards into the community, staffing information stands at local hospitals and taking part in a week-long festival at mac (Midlands Arts Centre) in …

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Death Matters Project

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Talking about death is never easy and after attending one of the sessions held here at Age Concern Birmingham, it was amazing the differing views and thoughts sparked by the conversations that were had when as individuals we voiced our thoughts and hopes about planning for our own death in a group setting.  Following on from our Death Matters pilot project funded by the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation take a look at our Good Practice Guide for Planning an Event to …

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